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Dronavalli Harika
D Harika 
 
Number of games in database: 1,001
Years covered: 2000 to 2017
Last FIDE rating: 2511 (2466 rapid, 2537 blitz)
Highest rating achieved in database: 2539

Overall record: +254 -134 =359 (58.0%)*
   * Overall winning percentage = (wins+draws/2) / total games in the database. 254 exhibition games, blitz/rapid, odds games, etc. are excluded from this statistic.

MOST PLAYED OPENINGS
With the White pieces:
 English (74) 
    A15 A11 A10 A14 A13
 Queen's Pawn Game (53) 
    A45 E00 D02 D00 A46
 Reti System (52) 
    A04 A06 A05
 King's Indian (38) 
    E63 E60 E90 E62 E71
 Slav (37) 
    D15 D11 D17 D10 D12
 Queen's Gambit Declined (22) 
    D37 D38 D35 D31 D30
With the Black pieces:
 Sicilian (84) 
    B33 B30 B27 B31 B32
 King's Indian (50) 
    E67 E70 E60 E62 E81
 French Defense (44) 
    C05 C18 C02 C19 C03
 Queen's Pawn Game (36) 
    A40 A46 A45 D02 E00
 Grunfeld (35) 
    D85 D92 D87 D79 D91
 Ruy Lopez (34) 
    C65 C67 C60 C63 C70
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NOTABLE GAMES: [what is this?]
   S Andriasian vs D Harika, 2006 0-1
   D Harika vs Z Rahman, 2004 1-0
   S Khademalsharieh vs D Harika, 2016 1/2-1/2
   Y Prathiba vs D Harika, 2001 0-1
   D Harika vs E Danielian, 2013 1-0
   D Harika vs A Stefanova, 2012 1/2-1/2
   D Harika vs V Gunina, 2016 1/2-1/2
   T Abrahamyan vs D Harika, 2015 0-1
   Short vs D Harika, 2016 0-1
   Kosteniuk vs D Harika, 2015 0-1

NOTABLE TOURNAMENTS: [what is this?]
   FIDE Women's World Chess Championship (2015)
   FIDE Women's Grand Prix Sharjah (2014)
   Women's World Chess Championship (2010)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2005)
   World Junior Championship (Girls) (2007)
   Reykjavik Open (2014)
   Commonwealth and South African Open (2011)
   Reykjavik Open (2017)
   Reykjavik Open (2009)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2011)
   Gibraltar (2010)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2010)
   Tradewise Gibraltar (2016)
   Abu Dhabi Masters (2017)
   Chess Olympiad (Women) (2014)

RECENT GAMES:
   🏆 Chinese Chess League
   Ding Yixin vs D Harika (Nov-04-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Harika vs X Ren (Nov-03-17) 1/2-1/2
   Zhang Xiaowen vs D Harika (Nov-02-17) 1/2-1/2
   M Sandu vs D Harika (Oct-14-17) 1/2-1/2
   D Harika vs E Kovalevskaya (Oct-13-17) 1/2-1/2

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DRONAVALLI HARIKA
(born Jan-12-1991, 26 years old) India

[what is this?]
WGM (2004) and GM (2011). Harika is a bright young talent from India. Her achievements include conquering the world titles of World Youth Champion in 2006 (Girls Under-18) and U-14 Girls Champion in 2004. In 2007 Harika became the Women's Commonwealth Chess Champion. She added another feather to her cap, by becoming Women's World Junior Champion in 2008.

In 2011, Harika won her 3rd GM norm when she came second in the 1st Hangzhou Women's GM Tournament (2011) to become India's second female grandmaster. In August 2012, she came =3rd at the Hogeschool Zeeland Chess Tournament 2012 with 7/9, half a point behind the joint leaders. She competed in the FIDE Knock-Out Women's World Championship (2012) and defeated Indian WGM Soumya Swaminathan, Armenian GM Elina Danielian, Georgian IM and WGM Lela Javakhishvili, and Chinese GM Zhao Xue to reach the semi finals. There she met and lost to former Women's World Champion, Bulgarian GM Antoaneta Stefanova to bow out of the contest.

Live rating: http://www.2700chess.com/women

Wikipedia article: Dronavalli Harika


 page 1 of 41; games 1-25 of 1,001  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. D Harika vs A Muzychuk  1-0492000Wch U10 GirlsA04 Reti Opening
2. A Muzychuk vs D Harika 1-0432001Wch U12 GirlsC18 French, Winawer
3. D Harika vs Lahno  1-0342001Wch U12 GirlsA06 Reti Opening
4. A Gokhale vs D Harika  ½-½352001ch-IND WomenD92 Grunfeld, 5.Bf4
5. D Harika vs S Dhar  1-0502001ch-IND WomenA88 Dutch, Leningrad, Main Variation with c6
6. Y Prathiba vs D Harika  1-0622001ch-IND WomenC05 French, Tarrasch
7. A Gokhale vs D Harika  1-06520019th Asian WomenD91 Grunfeld, 5.Bg5
8. D Harika vs Gu Xiaobing  ½-½9120019th Asian WomenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
9. M Geldyeva vs D Harika  ½-½4020019th Asian WomenA15 English
10. B Thipsay vs D Harika  0-16320019th Asian WomenC02 French, Advance
11. D Harika vs G Swathi  0-14120019th Asian WomenA06 Reti Opening
12. D Harika vs Zhang Jilin  0-16720019th Asian WomenA49 King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4
13. Y Prathiba vs D Harika  0-13920019th Asian WomenC05 French, Tarrasch
14. D Harika vs Kieu Thien Kim Le  ½-½5420019th Asian WomenA04 Reti Opening
15. I Khamrakulova vs D Harika  1-02920019th Asian WomenC02 French, Advance
16. A Khanam vs D Harika  0-15020019th Asian WomenA48 King's Indian
17. Chiburdanidze vs D Harika  0-1522002FIDE World Cup-A (Women)E60 King's Indian Defense
18. A Muzychuk vs D Harika  0-1652002Wch U12 GirlsB25 Sicilian, Closed
19. N Pogonina vs D Harika  ½-½432002Wch U20 Girls 19thC05 French, Tarrasch
20. Zhao Xue vs D Harika  1-049200219th World Junior Girls ChampionshipsD85 Grunfeld
21. D Harika vs Z Rahman 1-0492004Chennai WinTV op 1stE63 King's Indian, Fianchetto, Panno Variation
22. G Timoshenko vs D Harika  1-0392004Chennai WinTV op 1stB33 Sicilian
23. V Cmilyte vs D Harika  1-0692004FIDE Women's World ChampionshipE97 King's Indian
24. D Harika vs V Cmilyte  0-1672004FIDE Women's World ChampionshipA15 English
25. D Harika vs E Djingarova  ½-½16200436th Olympiad, WomenD15 Queen's Gambit Declined Slav
 page 1 of 41; games 1-25 of 1,001  PGN Download
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Kibitzer's Corner
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Feb-19-10  stanleys: http://rsport.netorn.ru/ao10/06/IMG...
http://rsport.netorn.ru/ao10/03/IMG...
Mar-03-10  akhc: Looks like Harika has just gotten a GM norm at Rejkyavik this year. Congrats :D and she picked up 17 rating points as well. Is this her first?
Mar-06-10  indianchessupdates: .

Former world junior girls' champion D Harika finished with 6.0/9 points in Reykjavik International Open and also made her maiden Grandmaster norm in the event along with the best woman player prize.

Find more on indian players performance in

http://indianchessupdates.blogspot....

Apr-09-10  indianchessupdates: .

After string of good performance in Reykjavik Open and ongoing 12th Dubai Open, Harika is on 2500.2 in live ratings and she will become the 2nd women from india to cross the 2500 mark.

For More on Indian Players

http://indianchessupdates.blogspot....

Aug-07-10  niemzo: I think she just made another gm norm in the Kavala open. She had a 2608 performance rating, finishing 12th with 6/9.
Sep-24-10  bharatiy: After todays loss, tomorrow Harika should take a break against IRI. She may not be needed and will help her by having two days rest.
Sep-27-10  bharatiy: She is leading Indian team very well. Hope she will help us win a medal this year.
Sep-28-10  bharatiy: Good job today at olympiad beating Lahno. Good luck tomorrow against Russia 1
Sep-30-10  bharatiy: wow harika has only one draw out of 8 games she played. Quite good performance. India can hope to win medal if she plays good tomorrow.
Dec-12-10  bharatiy: good, she advanced to QF of WWCC. She has lived up to her rating so far.
Dec-16-10  bharatiy: not so good that she was eliminated in QF, but quite OK performance I will say.
Jan-12-11  Zaphod Beeblebrox: Happy Birthday!
May-10-11  Don Cossacks: 2011 Asian Women Individual Champion together with her countryman Pentala Harikrishna who got the men's title.Congratulations India!
Jul-23-11  yalie: http://www.thehindu.com/sport/artic...
Jul-26-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  twinlark: Congratulations to Harika Dronavalli for winning her Grandmaster title!
Dec-07-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  technical draw: She lives in the shadow of Koneru Humpy but soon she'll shine on her own.
Feb-14-12  stanleys: From the Aeroflot open:

http://www.chesspro.ru/_images/mate...

Aug-28-12  bharatiy: why is she playing first game of olympiad, she should take rest for low profile matches.
Nov-22-12  waustad: Nice job getting into the semis for the WWCC. She's the highest remaining seed.
Jan-12-13  waustad: Happy 22nd birthday and good luck at Gibtel!
Jan-12-15  waustad: With the same birthday as Hort and Karjakin, it isn't that easy to be the POTD. Happy birthday!
Jan-28-16  Martin Riggs: https://translate.google.com/#tr/en...

Very cool! ;0]

Feb-05-16  sonia91: Congrats to Harika for winning the best game prize of 1,000 for her game against Nigel Short! https://twitter.com/GibraltarChess/...
Oct-02-16  kamagong24: Harika has blossomed with time...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/OjXnEsUQcfQ/...

Feb-25-17  bharatiy: great performance in Tehran! Heartbreaking that she is not in final.
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